Online Clerk of Session Training with Janis K. Blocker
September 1 from 7:00-8:15pm
This Zoom session is designed to provide clerks with instructions for recording accurate and complete minutes. Each clerk will receive a checklist of items required for inclusion in minutes and a template for stated and special meetings of sessions and congregations. The workshop will also include the basic Robert’s Rules to facilitate meetings. If you have specific questions you would like Janis to address, submit them when you register. You must register below for this training by Friday, August 28 to receive the online link and handouts for the training. There is no cost for this training.
Janis K. Blocker, a resident of Round O and a life-long member of Bethel Presbyterian in Walterboro, has served Bethel as clerk of Session Council since 2001. She was appointed recording clerk of presbytery in 1988 and has served in that position continuously. She has served as moderator of Presbytery and as a commissioner to the General Assembly. A member and clerk of the Commission on Ministry, she has served on numerous committees, units, and commissions since ordination as elder in 1976. A graduate of the SC Lay School of Theology, she has served as the registrar of the school since 2000. Although she “retired” in 1999 and again in 2011 after 37 years as a high-school English teacher, she continues to teach one semester each year. The Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce presented her with the “Excellence in Education Award” and the “Lifetime Achievement Award” in recognition of her service to education and the community.